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Daily To-Do: Thursday, August 9

It’s a beautiful day and looks to be a beautiful night coming up. Here are some ideas for how to enjoy it!

  • Joan Jett and the Blackhearts are coming to Coney Island tonight as part of the FREE Seaside Summer Concert Series. The show begins at 7:30 p.m. at West 21st and Surf Ave in Coney Island.
  • Across the bridge in Staten Island, come out to Richmond County Bank Ballpark for a screening of the family-friendly and memorable “Field Of Dreams,” starring Kevin Costner and directed by Phil Alden Robinson. Doors open at 7:30 p.m., the film begins at 8:30 and the stadium has covered seating, as well as concession stands available for purchasing food and drink.
  •  “Welcome to Pine Hill” is being screened at Fort Greene Park at 8:30 p.m.. Doors open at 7:30 p.m. at the entrance by Myrtle and North Portland Avenues. The film is about what happens when a former drug dealer who works as a claims adjuster receives earth-shattering news. Developed by multimedia artists Carl Skelton and R. Luke DuBois, the film is a thought-provoking piece. Audience members are invited to share their own warm-to-hot feelings by SMS from their smartphone directly to the screen.
    A series of short films created by Isabella Rossellini will also be screened, entitled “Burt Talks To The Bees.”

For more great events throughout the borough, visit our Events Calendar. If we missed something, feel free to post your own event!

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